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Explore Matera, Italy's Magical City Of Stone, Over A 3-Hour Private Tour



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    3 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Embark on a journey through time in the ancient town of Matera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Sassi, dwellings carved into the rock, and witness the stunning views of the underlying canyon. Learn about the rich history and culture of Matera and its people, handed down through generations. Immerse yourself in the fascinating traditions and customs of this hidden treasure in the heart of South Italy.

  • Walk through Sassi- the most ancient town famous for its peculiar rock-carved dwellings

  • Be awestruck by the exceptional views over the underlying canyon.

  • Learn about the rich history of Matera

  • Spot the locales of famous films shot in the Sassi

  • Learn about the traditions and customs handed down by generations of inhabitants of Matera

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    • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sassi in Matera, renowned for its ancient rock-carved dwellings. Join your guide on a journey through time as we discover the secret spots, streets and churches of this 8,000-year-old town. 
    • Admire the breathtaking panoramic views over the underlying canyon and learn about the rich history of Matera and its people, including my own family's heritage. 
    • Your guide will take you on a tour of the old town, sharing fascinating traditions and customs passed down through generations, as well as pointing out the famous movie locations such as "The Passion of Christ" and "No Time to Die."
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • All Entrance Fees/ Entrance Tickets
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • A


    Loved the beautiful architecture

    As a lover of ancient architecture, I was blown away by Nicola's walking tour of the Sassi di Matera - his passion and knowledge were evident throughout, making for an unforgettable experience. I could have stayed there all day. Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Matera!

  • S


    Would love to do it again

    One of the best experiences of my trip to Italy. From exploring the fascinating cave dwellings to tasting local delicacies at a traditional bakery, every moment was memorable. I especially loved the peaceful walk around the town.

  • E


    Experience the magic of Matera

    Nicola's walking tour was the perfect way to experience the magic of Matera. His deep knowledge of the city's history and culture made the tour engaging and informative. The highlight was visiting the iconic "sassi" and learning about the unique way of life that once existed there. I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Matera.

  • I


    Perfect for history lovers

    A must-do for anyone interested in history and architecture. His insightful commentary and attention to detail made the tour both informative and enjoyable. The highlight was exploring the ancient cave dwellings and experiencing what life was like for the city's early inhabitants.

  • G


    Perfect introduction

    Nicola's walking tour of Matera was the perfect introduction to this beautiful city. From the stunning views to the fascinating history, every aspect of the tour was well thought out and expertly executed. The highlight was the visit to the locales of famous films shot in the Sassi.

  • S


    Don’t miss out on this tour

    If you're visiting Matera, don't miss out on the chance to take Nicola's walking tour. His expert knowledge of the city's history and culture, combined with his friendly and engaging personality, made for a wonderful tour. The highlight was the visit to the stunning Casa Cava, a unique art gallery set in a beautifully restored cave dwelling.

  • B


    Go for it guyss!!

    If you're in Matera, don't miss out this tour

Starting From


USD 287 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)